For Immediate Release
May 19, 2015
Pamarco Signs Worldwide Supply Agreement with Oerlikon Metco
ATLANTA May 19, 2015 – After an extensive evaluation, Pamarco has entered into a supply agreement with Oerlikon Metco, a leading surface solutions provider, manufacturer of plasma spray systems and thermal spray powders. This relationship has been established as Pamarco continues to upgrade its worldwide facilities to state of the art plasma spray systems. In addition, through custom blending of ceramic powders utilizing specific particle sizes, shapes and blends, Pamarco is able to deliver a unique and robust ceramic anilox roll to the demanding Wide Web packaging sector where prevention of score lines is paramount.
By combining innovations in plasma spray technology, custom blended ceramic powders, and the latest in laser and software capabilities, Pamarco can provide superior performance to this challenging market space. These enhancements in supply chain coupled with proprietary technologies will provide exceptional value to our loyal customers. This is just another way Pamarco demonstrates its commitment to quality and the continued drive for consistency at each of our global facilities. Jeffrey Hemme, Vice President of Manufacturing stated “Pamarco’s continued investment in technology and a long term commitment to Lean Manufacturing Disciplines has enabled us to increase our leadership position. Now with our expanded relationship with Oerlikon we have access to additional resources to deliver advances in ceramic technology that translates into even greater value to our customers.” Steven Ort, V.P. Head of Sales Americas for Oerlikon Metco went on to say, “Oerlikon Metco is very pleased to be a partner of Pamarco, a recognized leader in the anilox roll industry. Such partnerships are essential for us to maintain leading edge surface solution technologies that benefit the industries we serve.”
About Oerlikon Metco: Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials, services, specialized machining services and components. The surface technologies such as Thermal Spray, Weld Overlay and Laser Cladding improve the performance and increase efficiency and reliability. Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, power generation, automotive, oil & gas, industrial and other specialized markets and operates a dynamically growing network of more than 50 sites in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific. Oerlikon Metco, together with Oerlikon Balzers, belongs to the Surface Solutions Segment of the Switzerland-based Oerlikon Group (SIX: OERL